Deaths 1852

Liverpool Mercury, March 9th 1852


Lately at Vincennes, Indiana, aged 83, Rosa DOLLAHON, the deceased entertained such an antipathy to the opposite sex that she never held communication with males when she could avoid it, even her will had to be made by her female friends, to whom she also entrusted the disposal of her property.

Feb 7th, at Dresden of an aneurism, Robert REINICH, the poet and painter.

Feb 24th, at Birkenhead, Thomas HOLT, aged 68, for upwards of 40yrs an officer of H. M. Excise.

Feb 26th, at Malaga, Hon Lady Warrender, aged 61, 2nd daughter of the late, and sister of the present Lord Alvanley, married June 25th 1831to the present Sir John Warrender Bart.

Feb 27th, Mary aged 33, wife of Michael DOYLE, publican, Park Lane.

Feb 27th, Nice, Sardinia, where he had gone for the benefit of his health, William SMITH, aged 46, dentist formerly of Colquitt St.

Feb 28th, John MOORE, aged 74, tailor, formerly of Pitt St.

Feb 28th, of consumption, W. J. BLUNDELL, aged 38, eldest son of the late James BLUNDELL, formerly of the Bee Hive, Beresford St, Everton.

Feb 29th, Great Crosshall St, Rhoda, aged 58, wife of Thomas KNAGGS.

Feb 29th, at a very advanced age, John LANDSEER, line engraver, author, and father of three distinguished sons, Sir Edwin LANDSEER. R.A, Mr Charles LANDSEER. R.A, and Mr Thomas LANDSEER, engraver. The best work of the deceased as an engraver is, “The Dogs of St Bernard” after the picture by his son Sir Edwin. His most valuable production as an author, “Lectures on the Art of engraving” published 1807.


Liverpool Mercury July 23rd, 1852


April 24th, Old Calabar, on board the ship Africa, aged 23, Thomas W. SPENCE, cooper.

June 18th, the island of Tortola, William POOLEY Esq, formerly of this town

June 23rd, Chicago, from the rupture of a blood vessel, Joseph HIRST, aged 64, formerly of Snow Lee, nr Huddersfield, and late of this town

July 4th, Ebenezer Cottage, Ambleside, Mr L. FLEMING, aged 75, late of this town

July 7th, Stansby Villa, Wrexham, William JONES, aged 77, for upwards of 50yrs extensively engaged in the iron trade of North and South Wales

July 9th, Mary Ann, aged 10yrs, eldest daughter of John HARRISON, 41 Mill St. The deceased was remarkable for her efforts in the temperance cause and her addresses and recitations at the various meeting places of the town. In February last the members of the Liverpool teetotal societies presented her with a very handsome and costly watch, in a morocco case, for her exertions in behalf of their principles.

July 10th, Gloucester St, William JOHNSTON, fish and game dealer

July 10th, Ezekiel, aged 22, son of Mr G. WHITBY, Sackville St, late of Thornton Hall, nr Chester.

July 11th, St Hiliers, Jersey, Sir J. L. LORRAINE, Bart, aged 67, 3rd son of the late Sir William LORRAINE Bart of Kirkharle. In this ancient family no less than 5 baronets have died within the last four years.

July 12th, Runcorn, William JONES, aged47, pawnbroker

July 13th, Arthur, aged 13mths, 2nd son of Mr LATHAM, Clare St

July 15th, Ellen, aged 25, wife of J. WILKINSON, Renshaw St

July 16th, Burwood Park, J. N. FAZAKERLY, Esq, formerly M.P, for Peterborough

July 16th, Ellen aged 79, relict of the late T. ELLISON, West Derby

July 16th, at her mother's house, 50 Marybone, after a long and painful illness, Miss Isabella HUGHES, aged 22

July 16th, Bare nr Lancaster, Mary Isabella, aged 6, eldest daughter of the late Rev J. RICHARDSON of this town

July 17th, Thomas Charles aged 25, son of the late W. STAVELEY Esq, Anston, Yorkshire

July 17th, William WINSTANLEY aged 41, son of the late William WINSTANLEY, boot and shoe maker, Parker St

July 17th, Duke St, Douglas, I.O.M, Charlotte wife of Isaac KITCHEN, of Bootle, and daughter of the late Mr A. CROUGHAN, Douglas

July 17th, Gildart Gardens, Archibald JACOBSON, aged 44, brushmaker. Deceased had been in the employ of Messers James MARSDEN and Sons for the last 33yrs.

July 17th, Elizabeth Atherton, aged 15, only daughter of the late James GREEN

July 19th, Jane aged 54, wife of Joseph OWEN, stay manufacturer, of Wem Salop

July 19th, Isabella, aged 23, only daughter of Thomas FISHER, Tarnacre, nr Garstang

July 19th, Isabella, aged 20, wife of E. LOVATT, parish clerk of St Nicholas's church.

July 19th, Birkenhead, Robert T, youngest child of Mr O. EDWARDS

July 20th, Upper Stanhope St, Ann aged 77, widow of the late Capt LEWIS, this town

July 20th, Catherine St, Catherine Amelia, 3rd daughter of the late William PARR. Esq

July 21st, Mary Jane aged 56, wife of John NORBURY, watchmaker, Cazneau St, 2nd daughter of the late Thomas EARNSHAW, engraver this town

July 22nd, John aged 13, youngest son of the late William KIRBY, of the excise in this town. The deceased suffered severely for the last 12mths, but bore it with the fortitude of a person of mature age


Liverpool Mercury Nov 5th 1852


In August at California, Mr R. FURNESS, aged 42, late of this town

Oct 16th, Bedford St, Toxteth Park, Philip Edwards DEAS, Esq, aged 23, last and only son of Mrs Helen DEAS

On or about Oct 18th, Mill Farm, Chesterton, Warren county, state of New York, where he had emigrated with his family in 1850, Thomas STURGE, 3rd son of T. M. STURGE, Gloucester. He was occupied with others in cutting down timber to clear the land on his farm, when a tree fell upon him, and he died on the spot. He has left a widow and five young children to lament his melancholy and early decease.

Oct 21st, West Haddon, the Rev J. SPENCE, rector of Culworth, Northamptonshire

Oct 26th, Henry ELKINGTON Esq, aged 41, Summer Hill Terrace, Birmingham

Oct 26th, Sydney nr Plympton, Devon, Zachary MUDGE Esq, aged 83, admiral of the white.

Oct 26th, Much Hoole, nr Preston, James RIGG

Oct 27th, Dublin, Sir Edward STANLEY, aged 83

Oct 27th, Paris, Le Colonel Marquis Bouffet de MONTAUBAN, aged 58, the intimate friend of Prince Louis Napoleon

Oct 29th, Windsor, Deborah, aged 61, relict of the late R. EDWARDS

Oct 29th, Berkeley St, John W, aged 21 son of the late R. M. PEARSON Esq, of Folkton, Yorkshire

Oct 30th, T. W. BULLER Esq, R.N, aged 60, one of the tithe and enclosure commissioners.

Oct 30th, Heriot Row, Edinburgh, Sir William NEWBIGGING, the eminent physician

Oct 30th, Duke St, Edinburgh, George BUCHANAN, Esq, civil engineer

Oct 31st, Kensington, Vincent aged 29, youngest son of Leigh HUNT

Oct 31st, at the house of a friend, Mr SHACKLETON, Baker St, this town, Esther aged 25, 3rd daughter of the late George BLAND, merchant of Trinidad

Oct 31st, daughter's residence, Mrs BYRD, Mary SERGESON, aged 81, relict of John SERGESON, formerly of Carlisle, one of the Society of Friends

Nov 1st, Chester, Mrs Parry JONES, aged 74, the mother of Mr E. V. PARRY

Nov 1st, Susannah aged 59, wife of J. HIGHTON, Woodbine Cottage, Claughton, Birkenhead

Nov 1st, Elizabeth aged 75, wife of Samuel MEDLEY of Chatham

Nov 1st, Streatham, J. H. CAPPER, Esq, aged 79, formerly of the Secretary of State's office, Whitehall, having been in the home department 53yrs.

Nov 2nd, father-in-law's house, Mr John HAYES, Vauxhall Rd, Catherine aged 32, wife of John MURDOCH, pawnbroker

Nov 2nd William aged 41, youngest son of the late Richard RIMMER, Burtonwood

Nov 3rd, Samuel WILLIAMS, aged 35, Upper Stanhope St

Nov 3rd, brother's house, Robert BOWER, Bootle Lane, Kirkdale, Margaret BOWER, aged 60, of Cheyne Walk, Chelsea

Nov 3rd, William aged 58, eldest son of the late Richard SAMPSON. Esq, H.M, Customs, this port.


Liverpool Mercury Nov 30th 1852


Lately at an advanced age Miss Mary BERRY, formerly of Twickenham. The deceased was well known in the literary circles, being the same Mary BERRY who 60yrs ago Horace WALPOLE, the last male descendant of Sir Horace WALPOLE offered his hand and coronet. Though his offer was not accepted, he continued to maintain an intimate acquaintance with Miss BERRY and her sister Agnes until his death in 1797. The deceased was the elder of two daughters of Robert BERRY Esq, of South Audley St, a Yorkshire gentleman of fortune. Miss BERRY'S last literary undertaking was a vindication of Walpole from the sarcastic, and not always correct, character of him drawn by Mr MACAULAY, in an article in the Edinburgh Review.

Oct 8th, in the expedition of Prome, Rear Admiral of the Red, Charles John AUSTEN, C.B, the commander-in-chief of the East India Station. The gallant and distinguished officer was born in 1779, and was the younger brother of Admiral Sir F. AUSTEN, K.C.B. He entered service in 1791.

Nov 4th, Ellingham Vicarage, Northumberland, Susannah aged 79, and on the same day Sarah aged 74, sisters of the Rev Charles PERIGAL, vicar of that place, and nieces of the late Archdeacon BOWYER.

Nov 8th, Peel, Thomas SUMMERS, aged 93, formerly of Lea, nr Preston, He served 59 yrs in the Royal Artillery, and latterly was keeper of Peel Castle. He was present at the battle of Alexandria under Sir Ralph ABERCROMBIE, where he received several wounds, and was at Waterloo.

Nov 14th, after a long and painful illness, Anne only daughter of Mrs Anne MAGEE, late of Rodney St.

Nov 15th, Crief, Mungo MURRAY, aged 103, the oldest merchant in Perthshire, he had been able till within the last three months to attend to his shop.

Nov 21st, Queen Anne St, Richard GROOM, aged 51

Nov 21st, Suddenly as he was preparing to get out of bed, William BARTON, aged 77, of Mawdesley Hall, Mawdesley. The deceased had lived at Mawdesley Hall 72 yrs, he regularly attended Wigan market on Friday and was there the Friday before his death, in good health and spirits, he appeared in good health the night preceding his death.

Nov 23rd, Westport House, suddenly, Marchioness of Sligo, aged 27.

Nov 24th, Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Lucy youngest daughter of the late Robert HUGHES Esq, Manor House, Ardwick.

Nov 24th, Sarah, aged 23, wife of William SOUTHAM, auctioneer, St James Square, Manchester

Nov 24th, Falkner St, Susannah, aged 67, widow of the late Patrick COYLE

Nov 24th, Hague House, Kirk Onchan, I.O.M, John Harrison CURTIS Esq, M.D, aged 68

Nov 24th, Castle Douglas, Kirkcudbrightshire, Isabella, wife of Hugh GORDON, Castle Douglas, late of this town.

Nov 24th, West Derby Station, Sergeant John DIXON, of the constabulary, his remains were interred at Woolton, the procession being followed by the superintendent, inspectors and 40 men belonging to the station.

Nov 25th, John FOULKES, aged 73, cabinet maker, 52 Stanley St, much respected and deeply regretted by all who knew him.

Nov 26th, suddenly at Sandy Rd, Ramsey, I.O.M, Frederick Egbert HUNT, the deceased was only married last month.

Nov 26th, Clayton-le-Woods, Arthur DAWSON Esq, aged 73

Nov 26th, Ashton, James BRAMWELL, aged 58, relieving officer of the Broughton district of the Preston union, formerly for many years overseer of the poor for the township of Lea Ashton Ingol and Cottam.

Nov 26th of Scarlet fever, Edward Theophilus, aged 8yrs 6mths, eldest son of Theophilus P. GWATKIN, Clarence St, Everton

Nov 26th, Mrs Ann ADAMSON, aged 71, relict of the late James ADAMSON, this town.

Nov 27th, Isabella, aged 39, wife of George CLIFTON, land agent, London Rd.

Nov 27th, 6 Cumberland Place, after a long and painful illness, Augusta Ada, aged 36, wife of William EARL of Lovelace, and only daughter of George Gordon NOEL, Lord Byron, she left behind two sons and a daughter.


Liverpool Mercury Dec 10th, 1852


Lately at Misterton nr Crewkerne Somersetshire, Maria wife of Thomas WARRY, and daughter of the late Richard SYMES Esq, Horsehill, Beaminster, Dorsetshire

July last, Rio Janeiro, of yellow fever, William RUSSELL a native of this town.

Nov 17th, Philadelphia, Charles BROWN, aged 35, late of this town

Nov 24th, after a long and painful illness aged 36, Jane, wife of George WRIGHT, tailor

Nov 27th, Roche House, Rochdale, the residence of his nephew, George ASHWORTH Esq, William LEACH, Esq, of Facit, aged 69. The deceased was the last survivor of the 4th generation, who, in their own house, and on the same spot, have had the privilege of listening to and entertaining the Wesleyan ministers for more than 100yrs.

Nov 29th, David W, aged 9, son of W. HUNT, Brownlow St.

Nov 29th, West Parade, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Ann wife of R. ALLINSON, accountant.

Nov 30th, Michael John SHORT, aged 18

Nov 30th, on his passage out from this port to Calcutta, Captain William SCOTT, of the ship Thomas Sparks

Dec 1st, Joseph SKINNER, aged 22, Plumbe St, late of Sidmouth, Devonshire

Dec 1st, Catherine Pixton, aged 22, wife of H. T. EVANS of Leeds and daughter of Andrew JACK, of this town, also on Dec 4th, aged 12 days Henry Thomas son of the above.

Dec 1st, Hastings, Mrs HORNBY, formerly of Everton Terrace

Dec 1st, Ann aged 58, wife of G. GIBSON, Portland St, late of the H.E.I.C's, civil service

Dec 1st, Mary Ann aged 76, relict of the late John M'MILLAN, painter this town

Dec 2nd, The Green, Ambleside, John HARRISON Esq, aged 79

Dec 3rd, Sarah, aged 53, wife of J. BARTON, Berry St

Dec 3rd, Fenwick St, Edward, aged 24, only son of the late Joseph HIGGINS of Stanley nr Wakefield

Dec 4th, Seacombe, Mary aged 40, wife of William HUGHES, pilot

Dec 4th, Partick, nr Glasgow, M. TROKES Esq, many years a member of the firm of Evans and Trokes, in this town, and previous to 1852 residing principally at Richmond Virginia

Dec 4th, Athol St, Douglas, I.O.M, Ann relict of the late Jonathan DUMBELL Esq and mother of G. W. DUMBELL Esq of Belmont

Dec 5th, Blundell St, W. K. SUTHERLAND, aged 34, master mariner

Dec 5th, J. MARSHALL Esq, aged 75, Torbock St

Dec 5th, Frances wife of S. JONES, Grove St

Dec 6th, Brighton, the Hon Mrs Peregrine CUST, daughter of the late and sister of the present Viscount Sydney, She was 61, and married Jan 15th 1833, the Hon Captain Peregrine CUST, brother to Earl BROWNLOW, by whom she left no issue.

Dec 6th, John COPPLESTONE, aged 47, Castle Buildings, Derby Square, much lamented

Dec 7th, Samuel FOWLER, aged 34, tailor and draper St Anne St.

Dec 7th, Finch Rd, Douglas, I.O.M, John HAY, aged 43, formerly of Rotherham, Yorkshire

Dec 7th, after a protracted illness, James WILSON, aged 40, late of the Albert Dock, warehouses

Dec 8th, Neston, Cheshire, Jane aged 88, relict of the late Thomas MELROSE, formerly of Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Dec 8th, Bute St, Mrs Elizabeth BUCKLEY, aged 55

Dec 8th, Ellen Garmeson, aged 30, wife of William BULMER, Grove St

Dec 9th, of consumption, James Ashburner, aged 23, 2nd son of Mrs GIRVAN


Liverpool Mercury Dec 21st, 1852


Nov 20th, Staten Island, New York, by falling into the hold of the ship Iown, of this port, Robert, aged 23, 2nd son of the late Thomas GORE, this town

Dec 3rd, Leghorn, whither he had gone for the benefit of his health, James Locke PEAT, aged 25

Dec 6th, St Mary's Wycliffe, Rev John BRADSHAW, aged 47

Dec 10th, brother-in-law's residence Warwick St, Toxteth Park, Jemima, wife of Samuel BROMLEY, formerly baptist missionary in Jamaica

Dec 12th, Wellington Rd, Thomas ALCOCK, aged 44, butcher, late of Wormhill Derbyshire

Dec 13th, Thomas HUGHES, aged 53, London House, Abergele, North Wales

Dec 13th, Alice aged 55, relict of the late Robert BOLTON, governor of the House of Recovery, Preston

Dec 14th, Pendleton, Agnes aged 63, widow of the late Thomas A. PHILLIPS, brewer formerly of Ardwick

Dec 14th, Overtown, Knutsford, William HORABIN aged 77, for upwards of 30yrs conductor of the orchestra at the Manchester assemblies.

Dec 15th, after a lingering illness, William Atlanticus MACFERSON, pawnbroker, Tithebarn St, aged 34

Dec 15th, Edward BINYON, aged 60, of Mosside Manchester, a member of the Society of Friends

Dec 15th, Frances aged 73, relict of the late James CLOUGH, Barnes Green Blackley

Dec 15th, John GANNER, aged 49, late of Bowdon

Dec 16th, son-in-law's house, Daniel BEAM, timber merchant, Lower Byrom St, Manchester, John MORRIS, aged 71, late of Market Bosworth, Leicestershire

Dec 16th, Waton Breck, father's residence, Michael WHITESIDE, architect

Dec 16th, Fawcett St, Sunderland, Philip LAING Esq, aged 81

Dec 16th, Great Newton St, George GRAHAM Esq, aged 69

Dec 17th, at the residence of Mrs HAMMOND, St Anne St, Mrs Ann ARNOLD, of London, aged 66

Dec 17th, Richard TURNER, cartowner aged 39, after a few days illness

Dec 17th, Falkner Terrace, Bootle, Mrs W. C. THOMPSON

Dec 17th, James GARTSIDE, aged 66, late of Marid Earth Nook, Saddleworth

Dec 17th, Bridge St, Birkenhead, Maria aged 80, widow of the late James THOMPSON Esq.

Dec 17th, of consumption, Anne aged 19, only daughter of James EDWARDS Esq, St Georges Hill, Everton

Nov 18th, Oakdale Terrace, Seacombe, Mary wife of W. R. BALL

Nov 18th, Grange Mount, John Frederick aged 31, youngest son of the late Hugh WILLIAMS Esq, Eldon House, Oxton, Cheshire

Nov 19th, Amelia wife of George FISHER Esq.

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